Cloud Management Gateway Troubleshooting Deepdive HTTP/1.1 500 CMGConnector_InternalServerError

Before starting into the troubleshooting part, let me just give you an overview of my lab environment: 1 Primary site TP2005 upgraded to TP2006Management Point in HTTPS modePublic SSL Cert on the CMGClient are Hybrid/and AAD joined Scenario: Co-Management over CMG was working fine until I upgraded to TP2006... After the upgrade clients on the … Continue reading Cloud Management Gateway Troubleshooting Deepdive HTTP/1.1 500 CMGConnector_InternalServerError

Microsoft Endpoint Manager – “Ultimate Environment”

Intro I really love building solutions that contain a vast variety of the tools you could ever want or need to do your job. This may be a bit excessive and you might end up with tools you only click once in a blue moon. Never-the-less if you are a Configuration Manager Admin and also … Continue reading Microsoft Endpoint Manager – “Ultimate Environment”

ConfigMgr\MEM 101: Advanced Performance Troubleshooting Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1 of this series, there are multiple different causes for performance issues on ConfigMgr servers.We have had a look at SQL Troubleshooting here and Inbox troubleshooting in the previous post. What we have failed to look at however, is on the day-to-day management and housekeeping of ConfigMgr, namely Collections Collections are … Continue reading ConfigMgr\MEM 101: Advanced Performance Troubleshooting Part 2

Automating MEMCM install part 1 – ISO expansion

As part of a Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM) after the CD / DVD ISO is downloaded from the Licensing site or Demo site the ISO needs to be expanded and the prerequisites need to be downloaded. Instead of manually mounting the ISO and copying the contents from the mounted drive, then executing the … Continue reading Automating MEMCM install part 1 – ISO expansion

Run PowerShell Script after Configuration Manager Site Backup Maintenance Task.

Now, before I get inundated with "Don't use ConfigMgr Backup, SQL Backup is where it is at..." let me say, I agree with this to a point. You should be using SQL Backup for a variety of reasons the primary of which is Data Compression - ConfigMgr Site Backup Maintenance Task doesn't Compress the Database, … Continue reading Run PowerShell Script after Configuration Manager Site Backup Maintenance Task.

0x8007007B – While Installing Application through Configuration Manager

Picture this - It is Friday afternoon; you have one more application to test before heading home for the weekend. You deploy it to your test machine, you attempt the install and "Failed" with Error 0x8007007B (-2147024773). You don't immediately recognize this error code, so you use CMTrace to look at the AppEnforce.log and you … Continue reading 0x8007007B – While Installing Application through Configuration Manager

MDT Image Create and Capture Fails on Hyper-V Gen2 VM

Many organizations utilize Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) as an Image Factory to create a baseline image containing all standard applications in a single image to be imported and used for Operating System Deployments via systems like Configuration Manager. Virtual Machines are used to capture the image to ensure it is as clean as possible. A problems … Continue reading MDT Image Create and Capture Fails on Hyper-V Gen2 VM

Deploy Configuration Manager Client through Intune, namely Autopilot…

There are known issues with Autopilot with regards to mixing LOB Apps and Win32 Apps that install MSI's that may cause the Application Installation to Fail. As a result, wrapping even the simplest of MSI as a Win32 App ensures success in Autopilot Deployments... I'm not going to go into wrapping Win32 Apps, you can … Continue reading Deploy Configuration Manager Client through Intune, namely Autopilot…

Patching in this unprecedented time without CMG or Co-Management Configured

Hi All, Hope you are doing well. This blog is to give an insight to how to patch the machines in this difficult situation. I want to emphasize of one scenario where majority of the customers who haven't moved to cloud will fall. So it make more sense for them to follow the guidance mentioned … Continue reading Patching in this unprecedented time without CMG or Co-Management Configured